The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 38 38 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 12 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.05% 1.87% 7.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 6.35% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £563 £300 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £201 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £352 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +25.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
158 126 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 40.20% 29.44% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 89 23
Median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for XML.

1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) JIRA
3 11 (44.00%) Confluence
4 10 (40.00%) REST
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) MySQL
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) Web Services
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (32.00%) SOAP
7 7 (28.00%) OOP
7 7 (28.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) XHTML
8 6 (24.00%) PHP
8 6 (24.00%) CMS
8 6 (24.00%) Content Management
8 6 (24.00%) Ajax
8 6 (24.00%) Zend
8 6 (24.00%) PHP 5
8 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (24.00%) WordPress
8 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (24.00%) HBase
9 5 (20.00%) MapReduce
9 5 (20.00%) Apache Hive

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (44.00%) Confluence
2 6 (24.00%) CMS
2 6 (24.00%) WordPress
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (20.00%) SAS
4 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) FCoE
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) Multicast
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (24.00%) HBase
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 5 (20.00%) Big Data
3 5 (20.00%) DataStage
4 4 (16.00%) Data Lake
5 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (8.00%) Informix
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.00%) Spark SQL
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) JIRA
2 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) DbUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) jMock
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Mockito
3 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Web Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Digital Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Digital Technical Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Unix Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
1 10 (40.00%) REST
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) Ajax
4 6 (24.00%) XHTML
5 5 (20.00%) Java EE
5 5 (20.00%) WSDL
5 5 (20.00%) XSD
6 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
6 2 (8.00%) Apache Tez
6 2 (8.00%) Dropwizard
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) PowerMock
6 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) RIA
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) OOP
4 6 (24.00%) Content Management
4 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 5 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 5 (20.00%) UML
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.00%) Kanban
8 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) PHP 5
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Go
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
7 1 (4.00%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) HDFS
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) SRDF
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Zend
2 5 (20.00%) Ab Initio
2 5 (20.00%) Informatica
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) DataSynapse
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO